CADMIUM, BLOOD

Specimen Required
Patient Preparation: Avoid worksite collection. Phlebotomist should wear powderless gloves.
Draw blood in a dark blue EDTA tube. Send 4.0 mL whole blood (2.0 mL minimum) refrigerated in original collection tube.

Alternate Specimen
Whole Blood: Dark blue sodium heparin

Rejection Criteria
Clotted sample

Methodology
Inductively Coupled Plasma/Mass Spectrometry

Stability
Room Temperature: 14 days; Refrigerated: 14 days; Frozen: 14 days

Reference Range
By report

Performed
Monday, Wednesday, Friday

Turnaround Time3-5 days
Test CodeCADWB
CPT-4 Code (s)
82300
LOINC Codes
5609-3

Warde
Medical
Laboratory